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2017/10/11
The Fusion AoIP Console
 

The Fusion AoIP console is Axia's flagship digital mixing solution aimed at commercial broadcasters looking for a highly flexible and scalable solution. Built on the same Livewire technology as all of the Axia range, the Fusion offers a modular desk design meaning each console can be custom designed to meet your needs. The Fusion range s also compatible with the Pathfinder software to allow you to perform complex audio mixing and routing tasks ideal for multi-studio broadcast environments.

The Fusion range is a particularly good solution for any academic course based studios as it is the technology currently being used by the BBC for digital deployment at all of the BBC local station. Fusion consoles can also be found in many flagship commercial studios making ideal for University Radio.
The Engine

The heart of the Fusion system is the Powerstation audio engine. This provides the audio I/O and all the back-end mixing for your Fusion based solution.  
 
The PowerStation Integrated Console Engine   
    
The StudioEngine DSP Mix Engine


Further Expansion

If you need more inputs and outputs then you can add to your Fusion system with a PowerStation Aux which adds redundant power backup power supply as well as doubling the available I/O's.

 
The PowerStation Aux

You can also use the standard Axia xNodes to further expand your Fusion system.
 
Console Frames & Modules

The Fusion AoIP console is available in a number of frame sizes that can be configured as either a straight or split console. Console frames are available in the following sizes:
  • 8 Position Mainframe
  • 12 Position Mainframe
  • 16 Position Mainframe
  • 20 Position Mainframe
  • 22 Position Mainframe
  • 24 Position Mainframe
  • 28 Position Mainframe
 








12 Position Fusion Frame

Once you have selected the frame size suitable for your application, you can add the modules you need to create your perfect Fusion console.

Most modules are supplied in banks of four positions although some are individual or dual modules.

Available modules includes:
4 Fader Module     
  

Call Control + 2 Phone Fader Module
Control the Telos Hx6, Nx12, Nx6, TWOx12, Series 2101 and VX phone systems directly from your console. Also compatible with Phonebox.
Uses 4 frame positions  
Call Control + 2 Phone Motorised Fader Module
Control the Telos Hx6, Nx12, Nx6, TWOx12, Series 2101 and VX phone systems directly from your console. Also compatible with Phonebox. Includes two motorised faders.
Uses 4 frame positions   

10 Button Film Cap Switch Module


Provides 10 hardware buttons for manual switching of GPIO.
Uses 1 frame position.
 
10 Button Film SmartSwitch Module

Provides 10 SmartSwitch buttons for manual switching of GPIOor triggering software functions via optional Pathfinder software. Includes LCD readout to display button function.
Uses 1 frame position.
  
20 Station OLED Intercom Module


Part of the Axia Intercom system. Provides instant access to twenty Axia Intercom stations and includes OLED screens to display intercom names.
Uses 2 frame positions
 
10 Station Film Cap Intercom Module


Part of the Axia Intercom system. Provides instant access to ten Axia Intercom stations. Legends via film caps.
Uses 1 frame position
 

Monitor + 2 Fader Module


Includes:
4 x Programmable Buttons
Additional Nav & Control Buttons
Basic Monitor / Headphone Control
SoftKnob Overbridge Control Set
Uses 4 frame positions

Motorised Monitor + 2 Fader Module

Includes:
2 x Motorised Fader Modules
Basic Monitor / Headphone Control
SoftKnob Overbridge Control Set
Uses 4 frame positions

Monitor + Navigation Module


Includes:
4 x Programmable Buttons
Additional Nav & Control Buttons
Basic Monitor / Headphone Control
SoftKnob Overbridge Control Set
Uses 4 frame positions
1 Position Blank Panel



Uses 1 frame position. Includes overbridge.

 
The Fusion range also offers additional connection panels designed to be mounted in studio furniture or woodwork in addition to your actual console.



Mic / Headphone Control Panel     Headphone Control Panel     Mic Control Panel     Producer Mic Control     4 SmartSwitch Panel
Mic / Headphone Control Panel     Headphone Control Panel     Mic Control Panel     Producer Mic Control Panel     4 SmartSwitch Panel
Software Remote Control

The Fusion AoIP Console also offers the option of remotely controlling the system using the Axia SoftSurface application. This is ideal for applications where space does not allow for a traditional physical console. SoftSurface is available as a cost option.



PathFinder For Complex Broadcast Environments

In addition to the features offered by the Fusion console and PowerStation, the Fusion AoIP Console is also compatible to with the Axia Pathfinder software which offers advanced audio switching and routing capabilities ideal for multi-studio environments or network broadcasters.